The Raw Story - 5 hours 50 min ago
Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Sunday made the Netherlands’ first government apology for the war-time persecution of Jews. “Now the last survivors are still with us, I apologise today in the name of the government for what the authorities did at that time,” Rutte said. He was giving an address in Amsterdam in memory of […]...
The Hill - 6 hours 55 min ago
The promised unveiling of a secret plan for peace in the Middle East is being overshadowed by charges of cheap politics and collusion.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief political opponent Benny Gantz are expected to arrive in...
SFGate - 7 hours 19 min ago
LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson introduced a new fast-track visa to attract more of the world's best scientists to the U.K. in hopes of creating a global science "superpower." Johnson paired the announcement of the Global Talent route program with a pledge of $392 million for research into advanced mathematics. The money will help fund researchers and doctoral students whose work in math underpins myriad developments such as safer air travel, smart phone technology and artificial...
Daily News - 7 hours 21 min ago
A rocket slammed into a dining room on the U.S. Embassy compound in Iraq Sunday, drawing condemnation from that country's prime minister, though no one claimed responsibility for the incident. Minor damage was reported as Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi condemned the attack and swore that Iraqi...
BBC - 8 hours 10 min ago
Mark Rutte is the first prime minister to acknowledge the Netherlands' role in persecuting Jews.
Boston Herald - 8 hours 29 min ago
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Washington, D.C., on Sunday vowing to “make history” as he prepared to meet President Trump for the unveiling of the U.S. administration’s much-anticipated plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But the high-profile meeting in Washington looks set to serve mostly as a sideshow to the two […]...
Reuters - 10 hours 2 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump will hold back-to-back meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz on Monday as he prepares to release his long-delayed Middle East peace plan.
The New Yorker - 10 hours 10 min ago
Bernard Avishai writes about the rhetoric that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used to defend Zionism at the fifth World Holocaust Forum.
New York Times - 10 hours 40 min ago
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said he hoped to "make history" on his visit to the White House this week.
Time - 11 hours 33 min ago
Of the 140,000 Jews in the Netherlands at the time, only 38,000 survived...
Fox News - 11 hours 42 min ago
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte apologized Sunday for the failure of officials in the Nazi-occupied country during World War II to do more to prevent the deportation and murder of just over 100,000 Jews.
Reuters - 11 hours 45 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump will hold back-to-back meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz on Monday, and likely share some details of his Middle East peace plan, a U.S. source familiar with the plan said on Sunday.
Reuters - 12 hours 5 min ago
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Sunday he was sorry for his country's role during the Holocaust and the lack of action against the persecution of Jews, becoming the first Dutch premier to make such an official apology.
Reuters - 12 hours 8 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump will hold back-to-back meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz on Monday where he will likely share some details of his Middle East peace plan, a U.S. source familiar with the plan said on Sunday.
Newsweek - 14 hours 54 min ago
The region of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy has voted liberal since World War Two. Elections on Sunday could signal a symbolic shift to the right.
Boston Herald - 15 hours 59 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he hopes to “make history” during his upcoming trip to the White House for the expected unveiling of President Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan.
Reuters - 16 hours 1 min ago
At Bruderer UK, a small firm selling metal-stamping machines from an industrial estate just north of London, business kicked into high gear right after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's big election win last month.
Reuters - 16 hours 1 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's emphatic December election win has triggered a burst of optimism among British businesses and consumers, weakening the case for a Bank of England interest rate cut this week.
BBC - 16 hours 11 min ago
The prime minister will set out trade talk details in a speech next month, says the Brexit secretary.
The Raw Story - 17 hours 44 min ago
Japan will evacuate all its nationals from China’s quarantined city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a deadly virus, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday. “We have decided to send back all (Japanese citizens in Wuhan) to Japan if they wish so, by every means including a chartered flight,” Abe told reporters. “We are coordinating with […]...
The Raw Story - 17 hours 46 min ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced hope Sunday that he can “make history” in Washington this week during talks on US President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the Middle East. Netanyahu has been invited to meet Trump at the White House on Monday and Tuesday to discuss the project, which has already been dismissed by […]...
The Guardian - 18 hours 43 min ago
Israeli prime minister travels to US for unveiling of Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said he hopes to "make history" during his upcoming visit to the White House for the unveiling of Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan. Addressing his cabinet before departing for the US, Netanyahu described the current environment, characterized by close ties with Trump, as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that Israel should "not miss...
ABC News - 20 hours 14 min ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he is making arrangements to fly Japanese people home from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of an outbreak of a new viral illness...
Reuters - 21 hours 39 min ago
The party of Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is trailing its main rival ahead of a general election on Feb. 8, a third consecutive poll showed on Sunday, with data indicating few voters trust it on the key issues of housing and health.